How to Mark Email as Read or Unread on Apple Watch

Aug 26, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple mail icon and Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is great at doing all kinds of things, but it really comes into its own when used as a triage device for all the inbound communications everyone receives. We all get way too much email, and being able to deal with it on the go without pulling out our iPhones can be … Read More

How to Install & Remove Apps on Apple Watch

Aug 22, 2020 - Leave a Comment

Ever wanted to install some new apps onto Apple Watch? Or perhaps you want to delete and remove apps from Apple Watch that you no longer want? While Apple Watch comes with many great default apps bundled with the device, you can also install and remove third party apps too. So, we’re going to show … Read More

How to Remap Modifier Keys on iPad Keyboard

Aug 21, 2020 - 1 Comment
Typing straight quotes with iPad keyboard

Recent releases of iPadOS added a feature that few expected – but many were happy to see – in the form of the ability to alter the modifier keys on an external keyboard attached to an iPad. That includes Bluetooth keyboards, the Magic Keyboard, and even Windows keyboards that are in use with iPad. This … Read More

How to Use iCloud Drive File Sharing in macOS

Aug 20, 2020 - 4 Comments
How to Disable iCloud Drive on Mac

Mac users can use iCloud Drive file sharing to easily share files and folders from iCloud Drive with other people. This cloud sharing capability also exists on iPhone and iPad, and it works similar to how Dropbox and Google Drive function, allowing for easy collaboration and sharing of files and documents easily.

How to Force Quit Apps on Apple Watch

Aug 17, 2020 - Leave a Comment
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Ever had an Apple Watch app freeze or become unresponsive? if so, you may wish to force quit the Apple Watch app.

How to Make FaceTime Calls from Apple Watch

Aug 13, 2020 - Leave a Comment
Apple Watches with FaceTime logo

Making FaceTime calls on your Apple Watch might not seem like something you would do, especially considering there’s no camera built into it (yet anyway). But FaceTime does more than video calls – it can make crystal clear audio calls over the internet, too. And your Apple Watch has a high quality speaker and a … Read More

How to Use Face ID with a Face Mask on iPhone & iPad

Aug 10, 2020 - 6 Comments
Use iPhone X without Face ID

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it an unfortunate fact that we need to wear face masks when and wherever possible, whether by choice in some regions or by government regulations and orders in others. The idea of course is that wearing masks can help reduce the spread of SARS-COV-2, and so if we want the … Read More

How to Use Fall Detection on Your Apple Watch

Aug 10, 2020 - 3 Comments
Fall Detection

Fall Detection was a feature added to Apple Watch Series 4 and later that allows the watch to call emergency services if it believes the wearer has taken a tumble. It’s a wonderful feature that has already been shown to save lives and it’s absolutely one that you should consider enabling. We’re going to show … Read More

What the ‘Legacy System Extension’ Mac Message Means & What To Do About It

Aug 8, 2020 - 11 Comments
macOS legacy system extension warning

If you’re using a Mac running MacOS Catalina 10.15.4 or later (including Big Sur), you might have seen a new and somewhat cryptic message pop up when your Mac is turned on, or when you use certain apps. Titled “Legacy System Extension”, the message goes on to note that “existing software on your system loaded … Read More

How to Make Screen Recordings in MacOS Big Sur, Catalina, & Mojave

Aug 6, 2020 - 5 Comments
macOS Catalina

Recording your screen might be something you do often, or very rarely depending on who you are and what you do. But recording a Mac’s screen is super duper easy no matter who you are, and you don’t even need to install an app to do it. Like with so many things, Apple already included … Read More

How to Update Apps on Apple Watch

Aug 5, 2020 - Leave a Comment
App Store settings

Your Apple Watch now has more apps available for it than ever. Those apps are receiving new updates all the time and it’s important to make sure you’re using the latest version available. You can either set your Apple Watch to automatically download new updates, or check for them manually yourself. We’re going to show … Read More

How to Change Which Email Accounts Are Available on Your Apple Watch

Jul 24, 2020 - 1 Comment
Email and Apple Watch header

The Apple Watch can be an amazing tool for all kinds of things, but keeping an eye on your email is one that is often overlooked. Fitness and health are understandably the main reasons many people buy Apple Watches today, but triaging notifications – and email in particular – can be a big deal when … Read More

How to Sync Music & Podcasts to Apple Watch from iPhone

Jul 23, 2020 - 2 Comments
Apple Watches with Podcasts and Music icons

Now that you have that shiny new Apple Watch strapped to your arm it’s probably time to get some of your favorite music and podcasts onto it. After all, what’s the point of having a miniature computer on your arm if you’re still going to carry your iPhone around with you? Spoiler: there’s no point. … Read More

How to Start & End a Swimming Workout on Apple Watch

Jul 22, 2020 - 2 Comments
Apple Watch workout

Your Apple Watch is a wonderful exercise companion and it can not only keep tabs on your workout but provide insights into your health as well. Apple Watch Series 2 and later can also be used to track swimming, just like running or other activities. But the way Workouts handles a swim is slightly different. … Read More

How to Downgrade iPadOS 14 Beta & Revert to iPadOS 13.x

Jul 20, 2020 - Leave a Comment

Want to downgrade iPadOS 14 beta and revert back to a stable release? By their very nature, system software betas aren’t generally known for their stability, and if you’re finding that iPadOS 14 isn’t up to snuff, you’re probably looking for a way to get out of dodge. Don’t worry, downgrading is a fairly simple … Read More

How to Start, Pause, & Stop Workouts on Apple Watch

Jul 3, 2020 - 2 Comments

If you say the words “Apple Watch” to someone the first thing they are most likely to think about is health and fitness. Apple has spent the last few years making the Apple Watch synonymous with working out and staying healthy. So if you’re a new Apple Watch owner you’re quite likely looking to work … Read More

How to Create a New Partition in macOS

Jun 29, 2020 - 1 Comment
Disk Utility

Want to create a new partition on a Mac hard disk? Then read on!

How to Install WatchOS 7 Developer Beta on Apple Watch

Jun 26, 2020 - Leave a Comment
watchOS 7 beta profile download page

Apple Watch users may be interested in trying out watchOS 7 beta, complete with new watch faces, hand-washing detection, improved workout tracking and sleep tracking, and more. Like all Apple developer betas, watchOS 7 beta is available to registered developers for testing, writing software, and other development purposes. If you’re a registered developer and are … Read More

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